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Stop Blaming Mental Illness

Alan I. Leshner Science Magazine
We should apply science to the problem of mass shootings. The Senate should pass the House bill funding research on gun violence, and the country should stop scapegoating people who suffer from mental illness.

Friday Nite Videos | July 12, 2019

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The Problem With America's College Entrance Exam. Bernie Sanders Sits Down With Rachel Maddow. Feelings for Reasons | Baba Brinkman. Mitch McConnell's Challenger Mimics Joe Manchin. Sheryl Crow - Everything Is Broken (Audio) ft. Jason Isbell.

Friday Nite Videos | May 10, 2019

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Lethal Injections | John Oliver. Walking Blues | Keb' Mo'. New Info About Sandra Bland Exposed in Cell Phone Video. Why You Still Don't Understand the Green New Deal. Cats Have Social Smarts. But Is Anyone Brave Enough To Study Them?

Children Change Their Parents’ Minds About Climate Change

Lydia Denworth Scientific American
“These encouraging results suggest that not only are children increasingly engaged in advocating for their future, they are also effective advocates to their parents,” says climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe

Aiming for a Science of All Humanity

Daniel Hruschka The Conversation
More than 90 percent of studies recently published in psychological science’s flagship journal come from countries representing less than 15 percent of the world’s population.

Lending a Helping Paw: Dogs Will Aid Their Crying Human

Julia Meyers-Manor and Emily Sanford The Conversation
People have long believed that their dogs will come to their aid when they're in distress. Dog researchers put that belief to the test, and this is what they found.
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